How do you feel about children’s card games? You’re a fan? Cool. Well Konami has just announced the release of a new entry, in the west at least, in the long list of Yu-Gi-Oh! inspired video games with Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel Dawn of the Battle Royale.

Featuring an alternate ruleset to the more standard way of playing the game, Rush Dueling involves players refilling their hand with every new turn for what looks to be a faster, more unpredictable way to play Yu-Gi-Oh. Other features players can expect are a full single-player campaign designed to teach and hone your skills, along with robust multiplayer. Check out the trailer below:



Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel Dawn of the Battle Royale is out now on Nintendo Switch on the eShop for $39.99.

Checkout the press release below for more information:

OS ANGELES – December 7, 2021 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., is delighted to announce Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL: Dawn of the Battle Royale!! is available now on Nintendo Switch™ in the Americas, Europe and Oceania.

A bestseller in Japan, Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL: Dawn of the Battle Royale!! is a collectible card game based on Rush Duel – a game that offers an alternate ruleset to that used in the traditional Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME.

In Rush Duel the tide can turn in a flash. Not only can Duelists Summon powerful Yu-Gi-Oh! monsters to their heart’s content, but they can do it again the next turn, filling their hands to full no matter how many cards they played last time. Everything can change at any time. One moment you’re down and out, the next you draw the right hand and rush to victory. Anything is possible in a Rush Duel!

In Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL: Dawn of the Battle Royale!!, Duelists can:

  • Discover an original story featuring a host of fun new characters
  • Explore a full single-player campaign in which you can hone your Dueling skills
  • Build up your Deck from a massive, wide-ranging selection of cards
  • Duel wherever you are with local multiplayer functionality for up to two players
  • Take on your friends and challengers across the globe in online two-player Duels
  • And much, much more

Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL: Dawn of the Battle Royale!! is available to purchase and play now on the Nintendo eShop, priced $39.99. For more details, please visit here.

Aaron Evangelisti
Aaron is a lifelong video games enthusiast who's been playing since the days of the NES. He enjoys just about all types of games from RPGs, to platformers, to strategy. He also fancies himself a bit of a writer so writing about video games makes sense, right?